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YONEX continues to enjoy successes in fields other than tennis, badminton and golf - and this is the place to read all about them. All the latest information about our technological innovations and the successes of YONEX teams - such as Kashiwa Reysol - is here. This is the only place to get all the YONEX news as it happens.

  • Kyrgios Wastes No Time in Securing a Victory With His New EZONE Bright Blue Racquet! [Brisbane International 2018]

    Kyrgios Wastes No Time in Securing a Victory With His New EZONE Bright Blue Racquet! [Brisbane International 2018]

    Date
    09/01/2018

    The men's singles final of the Brisbane International 2018, the prelude to the Australian Open Tennis Championships, was held on the 7th of this month. Local Nick Kyrgios (AUS) defeated opponent Ryan Harrison (USA) in straight-sets 6-4, 6-2, securing his 4th victory of the tour. Kyrgios began using a New EZONE racquet...

  • DUORA 8XP (Xtra Performance): Power Maximized

    DUORA 8XP (Xtra Performance): Power Maximized

    Date
    17/01/2018

    Yonex is proud to announce the launch of a new badminton racquet in the Duora series, the “DUORA 8XP, targeting hard hitters who want to maximize their power. DUORA’s cutting-edge technology places two unique frame shapes into one revolutionary racquet. Command the court with powerful forehands and equally fast backhands. In addition, the new “DUORA 8XP” supports the higher string tensions (up to 35lb)

  • Yonex’s exclusive Australian Open event “An Evening Down Under”

    Yonex’s exclusive Australian Open event “An Evening Down Under”

    Date
    17/01/2018

    Yonex’s exclusive Australian Open event, featuring 14 of tennis’ biggest names, was held January 13th for a packed venue of close to 200 tennis fanatics and media. Big names such as Stan Wawrinka, Caroline Garcia, and others were in attendance for what was called “An Evening Down Under.”

  • All-New Yonex SAFERUN 350, Equipped with the Boa® Fit System
  • Australian Open 2018: Yonex’s NextGen stars

    Australian Open 2018: Yonex’s NextGen stars

    Date
    18/01/2018

    The 2nd round of this year’s Australian Open featured some of tennis’ youngest players with the highest expectations. NextGen Canadian star Denis Shapovalov’s 2nd round opponent was Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. The two met at last year’s US Open with the young getting the better.

  • EZONE Limited Edition Racquet Launch

    EZONE Limited Edition Racquet Launch

    Date
    15/07/2019

    Yonex is proud to launch the EZONE Limited Edition racquet in collaboration with Naomi Osaka (JPN).

  • ASTROX 88 S (SKILL) and ASTROX 88 D (DOMINATE): Uniquely Designed to Improve Doubles Play

    ASTROX 88 S (SKILL) and ASTROX 88 D (DOMINATE): Uniquely Designed to Improve Doubles Play

    Date
    17/01/2018

    Yonex is proud to announce the launch of two new badminton racquets in March. Uniquely designed for the doubles specialist, the ASTROX 88 S is targeted at enhancing the SKILL of the frontcourt player while the ASTROX 88 D is aimed at allowing the backcourt player to DOMINATE the opposition.

  • ASTROX 66: Easy Returns and Deep Lifts

    ASTROX 66: Easy Returns and Deep Lifts

    Date
    17/01/2018

    Yonex is proud to announce the launch of a new badminton racquet the “ASTROX 66” available from February. Specifically designed for female players it assists with easier smash returns and defensive lifts.

  • Celebrating Yonex Founder Minoru Yoneyama’s Life

    Celebrating Yonex Founder Minoru Yoneyama’s Life

    Date
    16/11/2019

    Minoru Yoneyama was a devoted creator and leader, and we would like to celebrate our founder’s vision and to continue carrying it forward as the foundation to our DNA.

  • Yonex USA to be the Official Equipment Sponsor of First Break Academy

    Yonex USA to be the Official Equipment Sponsor of First Break Academy

    Date
    01/02/2021

    Yonex USA is proud to announce its newest collaboration with First Break Academy (FBA). Beginning Feb. 1, 2021, Yonex USA will serve as the Official Equipment Sponsor of FBA, giving local children access to tennis equipment through the award-winning community tennis program.